Acupuncture and Remedial Massage Therapy in Melbourne CBD

A cupping mark is not a bruise


“Those who grow up with cupping, know that the mark is a meaningful and encouraging indication that some variety of pathogen(s) has been brought to the skin surface by the drawing power of the cupping vessell….

Cupping marks that display a fresh red colour indicate a recent traumatic injury. Deep purple or deep blue marks indicate blood stagnation. This occurs when an injury has resided in body for a long time. A light pink or pale blue marks indicate mild coldness….etc.” extract from the Journel of the Australian Association of Massage Therapists. Winter edition 2015


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